Steam hovers above Lake Michigan as temperatures dropped to -29 degrees Celsius (-20 Fahrenheit) in Chicago, or ‘Chiberia’ as it has become known during the polar vortex. Photo: AFP

‘Cold as ºF’ in Chicago as polar vortex puts US Midwest in a deep freeze

  • Residents brave the weather to post photographs on social media showing just how cold things have got
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Steam hovers above Lake Michigan as temperatures dropped to -29 degrees Celsius (-20 Fahrenheit) in Chicago, or ‘Chiberia’ as it has become known during the polar vortex. Photo: AFP
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